With the growing popularity of e-readers like Kindle, indie self publishing is also growing and growing. Many readers are discovering new and unique writers that may not exist on their bookshelves. For fiction and nonfiction writers this is an ideal opportunity.
But indie self publishing is not as simple as pressing the “send” button. Read some of our favorite indie self publishing websites to learn more about this publishing trend.
A Newbie’s Guide to Publishing
This is J.A. Konrath’s blog. J.A. Konrath is a full-time thriller writer who began selling some of his thriller novels via indie publishing and has become quite successful. At A Newbie’s Guide to Publishing, Konrath shares his success and also interviews fellow authors who have been successful. Very detailed posts with helpful tips to inspire any writer to get out there and self publish – with a good understanding of what is needed to make it work.
Learn about indie publishing http://jakonrath.blogspot.com/
The Indie Book Writer Blog
At The Indie Book Writer Blog you’ll discover information about the indie book publishing industry. Read about successful indie self publishers and tid bits from news stories. This is a great blog to learn about indie self publishing.
Learn about indie publishing http://indiebookwriter.com/
allindiepublishing is a website dedicated to indie publishing. You’ll find information about Book Marketing & PR, ideal for the new or experienced indie publisher. There is also great information about Indie Publishing Basics. Lots of other topics including Indie Author Interviews. A well organized website.
Learn about indie publishing http://allindiepublishing.com/
Amanda Hocking’s Blog
Amanda Hocking is a successful indie publisher/writer who has written several YA novels available through Amazon (Kindle). She is on the Bestseller list at Amazon.com. At her blog, Amanda shares her experiences as a writer and is quite humble about her success. She is the author of the Trylle Trilogy & the My Blood Approves series.
Learn about indie publishing http://amandahocking.blogspot.com/
Dan Poynter’s ParaPublishing.com
Dan Poynter is well known for successful print and e-book self publishing. At his website, be sure to sign up for his great newsletter full of helpful tips and resources. This site offers practical tips for every stage of writing your book to how to get it into the hands of eager readers.
Learn about indie publishing http://www.parapublishing.com/sites/para/
How to Do it Frugally – The Frugal Book Promoter
Carolyn Howard Johnson is known as The Frugal Book Promoter and The Frugal Book Editor. At her website you’ll find at least one useful tip on every page! Subscribe to her newsletter and you’ll receive a free copy of The Great First Impression Book Proposal. A useful site any indie or traditionally published writer would appreciate.
Learn about indie publishing http://www.howtodoitfrugally.com/the_frugal_book_promoter.htm